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The Best Movies Directed by Tsui Hark

Updated September 23, 2019 386 votes 58 voters 8.0k views42 items

List of all movies directed by Tsui Hark ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Tsui Hark are listed here and include movie posters and Tsui Hark movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Tsui Hark as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Tsui Hark movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Tsui Hark film is can be factored into this list.

From Tsui Hark's studio films to Tsui Hark's independent films, this Tsui Hark filmography keeps tabs on all Tsui Hark movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

This is a list that includes movies like Once Upon a Time in China II and Once Upon a Time in China.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Tsui Hark direct?” or “who is Tsui Hark?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Tsui Hark?” and “what's a good selection of good Tsui Hark movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Tsui Hark films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Tsui Hark works.

All Tsui Hark director credits are included. This list of every movie that Tsui Hark has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Tsui Hark movie is and which actors starred in the Tsui Hark film.

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    Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame is a 2010 Chinese-Hong Kong action mystery...  more
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    Once Upon a Time in China III

    Jet Li, Rosamund Kwan
    Once Upon a Time in China III is a 1993 Hong Kong–Chinese martial arts film written, produced...  more

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    Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon is a 2013 Chinese crime-action film directed by...  more
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    Seven Swords

    Donnie Yen, Kim So-yeon
    Seven Swords is a 2005 Hong Kong wuxia film produced and directed by Tsui Hark, starring...  more
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    Green Snake

    Maggie Cheung, Nagma
    Green Snake is a 1993 Hong Kong fantasy film made by Tsui Hark. It is the adaptation of a...  more
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    Once Upon a Time in China

    Jet Li, Yuen Biao
    Once Upon a Time in China is a 1992 Hong Kong–Chinese martial arts film written and directed...  more
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    Once Upon a Time in China II is a 1992 Hong Kong–Chinese martial arts film written and...  more

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    Peking Opera Blues

    Kenneth Tsang, Sandra Ng
    Peking Opera Blues is a 1986 Hong Kong film directed by Tsui Hark. The movie combines comedy,...  more
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    Time and Tide

    Nicholas Tse, Tsui Hark
    Time and Tide is a 2000 Hong Kong action film directed by Tsui Hark. The film is set in Hong...  more

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    Swordsman

    Jacky Cheung Hok-yau, Sam Hui
    The Swordsman or Swordsman is a 1990 Hong Kong wuxia film. King Hu was credited as the...  more
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    The Taking of Tiger Mountain

    Tony Leung Ka-fai, Yu Nan
    The Taking of Tiger Mountain is a 2014 Chinese-Hong Kong 3D epic action film directed by Tsui...  more

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    Flying Swords of Dragon Gate

    Jet Li, Chia Hui Liu
    Flying Swords of Dragon Gate is a 2011 wuxia film directed by Tsui Hark and starring Jet Li,...  more
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    The Legend of Zu

    Zhang Ziyi, Sammo Hung
    The Legend of Zu, also known as Zu Warriors in the United States, is a 2001 Hong Kong film...  more
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    Once Upon a Time in China V

    Vincent Zhao, Rosamund Kwan
    Once Upon a Time in China V is a 1994 Hong Kong–Chinese martial arts action film written and...  more
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    The Blade

    Collin Chou, Valerie Chow
    The Blade is a 1995 Hong Kong martial arts film co-written, produced and directed by Tsui...  more
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    A Chinese Ghost Story III

    Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Jacky Cheung Hok-yau
    A Chinese Ghost Story III is a 1991 Hong Kong romantic comedy-horror film directed by Ching...  more
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    Knock Off

    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Rob Schneider
    Knock Off is a 1998 American action film directed by Tsui Hark, and starring Jean-Claude Van...  more

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    Once Upon a Time in China is a Hong Kong film franchise directed, written, and produced by...  more
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    The Legend of Zu

    Zhang Ziyi, Sammo Hung
    Zu Warriors from the Magic Mountain is a 1983 Hong Kong supernatural fantasy film directed by...  more
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    Triangle

    Simon Yam, Lam Suet
    Triangle is a 2007 Hong Kong action film produced and directed by Tsui Hark, Ringo Lam, and...  more
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    The Master

    Jet Li, Yuen Wah
    The Master is a 1989 Hong Kong martial arts film written, produced and directed by Tsui Hark,...  more
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    Double Team

    Dennis Rodman, Mickey Rourke
    Double Team is a 1997 American action comedy film directed by Tsui Hark in his American...  more

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    Twin Dragons

    Jackie Chan, Maggie Cheung
    Twin Dragons is a 1992 Hong Kong action comedy film directed by Ringo Lam and Tsui Hark, and...  more
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    Don't Play with Fire

    Lo Lieh, Ray Lui
    Don't Play with Fire is a 1980 action, crime fiction, thriller film written by Szeto Cheuk-Hon...
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    A Better Tomorrow 3

    Chow Yun-Fat, Anita Mui
    A Better Tomorrow 3: Love & Death in Saigon is a 1989 Hong Kong action drama film co-produced...  more